Best Japanese School in Tokyo

Are you looking for the Best Japanese School in Tokyo? There are many Schools in Tokyo –  Coto Japanese Academy is the Best Japanese School in Tokyo Japanese schools typically make you enroll for a year long period with inflexible start dates – this means that you have a large upfront cost and that you don’t have much flexibility. What is great about Coto Japanese … Continue reading Best Japanese School in Tokyo

Quick Update – Guide to Registering for the JLPT – Japanese Language Proficiency Test – 2015

If there’s one thing we’ve learned so far by living in Japan, it’s that Japanese websites love text and html… lots of html. The JLPT registration process is no exception to this rule. The registration deadline for the second test in 2015 is 9/30/2015!!! So do your best to register quickly. The next JLPT test date is 12/06/2015 Step 1) Visit https://my.jees-jlpt.jp/user/VPPSLRMP010.php and register for your … Continue reading Quick Update – Guide to Registering for the JLPT – Japanese Language Proficiency Test – 2015

Learning Japanese With Star Wars

Click here to get Cheap Online Japanese Lessons! Last night I dusted off my StarWars Trilogy DVD and popped in A New Hope with Japanese Audio.  Just like our learning Japanese with the bible series, the rationale here is that if you are extremely familiar with the source material and context it will be much easier to pick up words and recognize them while watching. … Continue reading Learning Japanese With Star Wars

Integrated Learning: Android Development and Learning Language – Japanese, Mandarin, Cantonese

Click here to get Cheap Online Japanese Lessons! Click here for Cheap Chinese Lessons! $7.00 / week! Want to make an android application? Want to learn a language at the same time?  Don’t know how to code? No Problem. You can develop Android applications, learn the basics of coding, and develop final products, WHILE LEARNING YOUR TARGET LANGUAGE. Read more below to find out how. … Continue reading Integrated Learning: Android Development and Learning Language – Japanese, Mandarin, Cantonese

What I learned taking the JLPT N4 Practice Test – Steps to study going forward.

Yesterday My wife and I were able to have the opportunity to take the JLPT N4 Practice exam. Here are the key take-aways. 1) You know much less Kanji than you think you do. 2) You know much less Grammar than you think you do. 3) You know much less than you think you do. I would say that after 6 months of study, we … Continue reading What I learned taking the JLPT N4 Practice Test – Steps to study going forward.

JLPT N4 Resources – Study Update

Between going on vacation and hanging out with Domo-Kun, getting sick, and playing airsoft, we have been unfortunately neglecting the regular updates of this blog!  We apologize!!! However, we have some good news!  Both of us have registered for the JLPT N4 Exam.  The exam is 3 months away, taking place on July 5th. In order to mark this momentous occasion, I have compiled a … Continue reading JLPT N4 Resources – Study Update

Japanese Airsoft Vocabulary – サバイバルゲーム

Airsoft – in Japan, is referred to as サバイバルゲーム or Sa Ba I Ba Ru gamu – Sabage for Short.  It is kind of like paintball, only it can be done without ruining the carpet. Here are some pictures from our last game:     Click here for more Japanese Lessons! Throughout the course of playing with Japanese people, I quickly realized that I should probably learn some Airsoft … Continue reading Japanese Airsoft Vocabulary – サバイバルゲーム

Top 5 Funny Japanese Body Language Gestures

Japan is an interesting place and most foreigners will find things that they don’t understand.  One of the most comically different things is Japanese body gestures and body language. Check out these five funny gestures below! More Japanese Lessons! Please! / I’m sorry! You can ask please by putting your hands together and saying onegaishimasu.  You can also use this gesture to say that you are … Continue reading Top 5 Funny Japanese Body Language Gestures

Traveling To Tokyo, Japan – Top 5 Japanese Survival Phrases

So you’ve booked your flights…. you’re ready to cosplay, eat pocky, and go to akihabara where you will procure the latest and greatest in fan fiction.  You might even hit up a maid cafe while you’re at it. Before you get ahead of yourself, here are the top 5 Japanese phrases that you can get around without being a toolbag. 1) 一つ ください (hi – to – … Continue reading Traveling To Tokyo, Japan – Top 5 Japanese Survival Phrases